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Primary PartnerCare Associates IPA Selected to Participate in Medicare Shared Savings Program

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More partnerships between doctors and hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries  123 New Accountable Care Organizations Join Program to Improve Care for  Medicare beneficiaries Lake Success, NY-Primary PartnerCare Associates IPA, Inc. has been selected [...]

UnitedHealthcare “Downsizes” Medicare Advantage Network & Blames ObamaCare

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ObamaCare is making seniors sick. Elderly New Yorkers are in a panic after getting notices that insurance companies are booting their doctors from the Medicare Advantage program as a result of the shifting medical landscape under [...]

Moving People Home After Nursing Home Stay is Complicated

Sep 22, 2013

Two years ago, Dorothy Holmes, then 75, was in the cozy pink bathroom of her mobile home getting ready to shower when she fell. It’s the type of accident that’s pervasive among older Americans – [...]

Are HIPAA Business Associates Aware of Their Obligations?

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The Sept. 23 HIPAA Omnibus Rule deadline is closing in, but Coalfire’s “The Final Omnibus Rule – Awareness and Compliance among Healthcare Business Associates” report was released today and some organizations may not be as prepared [...]

CMS Proposes Increased Pay for Physicians Who Manage Chronic Care

Jul 12, 2013

In the proposed rule for calendar year 2014, CMS would create separate payments for physicians who manage and coordinate care for Medicare patients with chronic health conditions. According to CMS, Medicare would pay primary care physicians for “non-face-to-face [...]